10 days in North India Itinerary

10 days in North India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Varanasi
— 1 day
2
Agra
— 2 nights
3
New Delhi
— 2 nights
4
Leh
— 4 nights
5
Rishikesh
— 1 night

1
day
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
On the 2nd (Sun), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Varanasi holiday planning site.

Bengaluru to Varanasi is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bengaluru in August: high temperatures in Varanasi hover around 39°C and lows are around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Agra.

Things to do in Varanasi

Tours · Spas · Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Spas & Wellness
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple ©
Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple

2
nights
Agra

Agra
Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Jahangir Mahal, then step into the grandiose world of Agra Fort, and then admire the landmark architecture of Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then don't miss a visit to Taj Mahal.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Agra online itinerary planner.

Fly from Varanasi to Agra in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New Delhi.

Things to do in Agra

Historic Sites · Tours
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Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Agra Fort
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah ©
Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah

2
nights
New Delhi

New Delhi ©
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): wander the streets of Nehru Place, then don't miss a visit to India Gate, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humayun's Tomb, and finally visit Hauz Khas Village. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Qutub Minar, see Exquisite Xperiences, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New Delhi trip planner.

Drive from Agra to New Delhi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in New Delhi

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Humayun's Tomb ©
Humayun's Tomb
India Gate ©
India Gate

4
nights
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Leh is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib, and don't miss a visit to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Leh trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from New Delhi to Leh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Rishikesh.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Nubra Valley
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
On the 11th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Swarg Ashram, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then identify plant and animal life at Yoga Vidya Mandiram.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rishikesh trip builder website.

You can fly from Leh to Rishikesh in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yoga Vidya Mandiram
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Spas
Yoga Vidya Mandiram ©
Yoga Vidya Mandiram
Swarg Ashram ©
Swarg Ashram

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